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Oak Creek dentists discusses Provent for sleep apnea

Have you been diagnosed with sleep apnea, yet you find it virtually impossible to use a CPAP machine? This is something that many people would readily agree with, and as such many individuals who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea make the decision not to use the CPAP machine even though they have the disorder. […]

How does an imbalanced bite cause TMJ pain? Dr, Mike Westman explains

Do you suffer from pain in your face, neck, or shoulders? Do you have recurring headaches that have no apparent cause? Do you experience unexplained ringing in your ears or numbness and tingling in your arms? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be suffering for a TMJ disorder. A common […]

Dr. Mike Westman explains TMJ face pain

Do you experience pain in your jaw and face? Does your jaw click, lock or pop? Your discomfort may be attributed to a TMJ disorder, which is a condition that is attributed to issues with the temporomandibular joint. There are a number of causes to TMJ, which includes a jaw injury, teeth grinding, and even […]

Dr. Mike Westman explains using a mouthguard to treat sleep apnea

Do you suffer from sleep apnea? Are you frustrated with invasive treatments that make it difficult for you to fall asleep or stay asleep? Are you looking for something that can treat your sleep apnea more effectively without interrupting your sleep? Most people who suffer from sleep apnea find themselves in exactly the same position. […]

Dr. Mike Westman explains how a misaligned jaw can cause TMJ

Do you have TMJ symptoms like headaches, jaw or neck pain? The truth is, you can have a bite that looks perfectly straight to the untrained eye and still have a misaligned jaw. You may think that this is only a minor problem, one that is more of a cosmetic concern than anything else. You […]

TMJ specialist Dr. Mike Westman talks about migraine headaches

If you suffer from frequent migraine headaches, there are a number of potential triggers and causes that could be contributing to your pain. However, one of the lesser known possibilities is TMJ, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction. While there are many symptoms linked to TMJ, persistent headaches are likely to be one of the most disruptive […]

Is posture related to TMJ? Dr. Mike Westman explains

Today, the medical and dental research community has verified a link between posture and temporomandibular joint dysfunction, better known as TMJ. TMJ can be caused and exacerbated by many factors, not the least of which is poor posture. If you have joint pain and have been wondering, “Is posture related to tmj?,” this short and […]

Can a dentist treat neck pain?

Do you suffer from chronic neck pain? You may be surprised to learn that your neck pain could potentially be associated with your TMJ instead of a neck problem. Neck pain may be caused by TMJ and, if it is, your dentist may be able to treat the condition more effectively than any other type […]

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